Geneva Travel Guide


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Plan Your Geneva Vacation

Today the world's largest center for multilateral diplomacy and a hotbed of luxury shopping, Geneva was a postcard-perfect city known for enlightened tolerance long before Henry Dunant founded the International Red Cross here (1864), the League of Nations moved in (1919), the World Health Organization (WHO) set up shop after World War II, or the World Wide Web was invented here at the European Center for Nuclear Research (CERN).


Geneva Hotels

The palace-style hotel continues to be the defining image of the city's hospitality. There is something quintessentially... read more


Geneva Restaurants

Relatively few restaurants focus on a see-and-be-seen angle; what unites diners at the best ones, whether simple cafés or... read more


Geneva Experiences

  • Top Reasons to Go to Geneva

    Falling water: The feathery Jet d'Eau, Geneva's iconic harbor fountain, is visible for tens of miles in every direction.... Read more

  • Rues Basses Shopping

    Geneva's principal shopping streets, known collectively as the Rues Basses, run along the Left Bank. You'll see everything from... Read more

  • A Good Walk: The Waterfront

    Discounting its final uphill loop through Cologny, this walk covers 5 km (3 miles) of largely flat, paved promenade—the perfect way to... Read more

  • Geneva Tour Options

    The Compagnie Générale de Navigation (CGN) boards passengers on both sides of the Pont du Mont-Blanc and serves multicourse meals... Read more

  • Carouge: La Citè Sarde

    Carouge (from quadruvium) began life in the Roman era as a crossroads next to a bridge over the River Arve. It remained a mere... Read more


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